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Congratulations to our client, Knotel, on leasing first Boston location

11/06/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Knotel, on the leasing of their first Boston location at 239 Causeway St. The... Read More »

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Tips and Tricks for Negotiating Pet-Friendly Leases Part II: The Americans with Disabilities Act

11/06/2019   |   BY

Commercial leases include many dangerous pitfalls and traps ready to snarl unsuspecting parties. From rent to insurance, taxes to operating... Read More »

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Sherin and Lodgen congratulates Transom Real Estate on purchase of South End office building

10/15/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Transom Real Estate, a Boston-based real estate development firm, on the purchase of 46... Read More »

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Dogs in Space: Negotiating Pet-Friendly Rules at Work

06/18/2019   |   BY

A fast growing, yet often overlooked topic in commercial leasing today involves pet ownership. Roughly 66 percent of Americans own... Read More »

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The Evolution of the Health Club as a Tenant in Retail and Mixed-Use Developments; Pros and Cons

10/17/2018   |   BY Gary D. Buchman

A health club used to be an unwelcome tenant in any retail shopping center.  The traditional thinking was that health... Read More »

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Retailers Can Improve Leasing Efficiency with Document Automation

05/23/2018   |   BY John J. Slater III

Corporate legal departments in the retail industry are under constant pressure to cut costs, and they often pass those pressures... Read More »

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Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence

09/05/2017   |   BY Gary M. Markoff

Whenever a buyer wants to acquire real estate, due diligence can make or break the deal.  For obvious reasons a... Read More »

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LeaseCraft – Lease Drafting and Automation Solution

08/23/2017   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In accordance with our commitment to delivering efficient and cost effective legal services for our clients, Sherin and Lodgen’s leasing... Read More »

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The Law of Lis Pendens in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

07/26/2017   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski and Ronald W. Ruth

If you are involved in a real estate dispute in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, it is important to know the... Read More »

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Cracks in the Law of Sidewalks

06/05/2017   |   BY

Under Massachusetts common law in effect since 1860, property owners have no duty to repair or warn of hazards on... Read More »

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The Importance of Recordkeeping in Commercial Lease Administration

03/17/2017   |   BY Sander A. Rikleen and Jennifer Ioli Connelly

Many commercial leases provide for automatic extension of the term unless one party notifies the other in writing within a... Read More »

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Disability Access and Lease Negotiations in California: What Commercial Landlords Need to Know

03/16/2017   |   BY Thomas P. Gorman

Recent amendments to an existing California statute regarding disability access for commercial property create requirements, of which landlords, tenants, and... Read More »